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Dear Friends and Family:

As Cinco de Mayo events take place all over the United States, celebrating Mexico’s historic victory against a superior French military force, a movement is taking place in Washington, D.C. to remove the early Colonial Spanish contributions of Father Junipero Serra from public view.

A statue of Father Serra is in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall. A resolution was approved by the Senate Governmental Organization Committee. There is an article in the May issue; the last item under the United States.

Evidence of the early historic Spanish colonial period is seriously lacking in Washington, D.C.. The statue has been in place since 1931. The suggestion is to replace it with a statue of Los Angeles astronaut Sally Ride. It seems that a better location for a statue of Sally Ride would be in the Space Museum.

I hope we can hold on to any evidence of our Spanish/Indigenous ancestor’s historic presence in the United States, particularly in the Washington, D.C. area, and build on it, rather than see it slowly disappear. AS the Latino population increases, our future needs to know our past.

God bless America, Mimi

TABLE OF CONTENTS

UNITED STATES
Boatlift on 9/11 …… Unbelievable….Takes 12 minutes to WATCH
Pepe Serna: Finally the Star
“Children of Giant” – A Documentary born of Texas History By Rita D. Hernandez
545 vs. 300,000,000 People By Charlie Reese Last Column
Internship with National Park Service, seeking Latinos for Internships
A majority of English-speaking Hispanics in the U.S. are bilingual
Scholars focus on violent chapter from Texas’ past by Lucia Benavides
Chicanos and Latinos facing the challenges of racism in the U.S. by Gus Chavez
Mexican Immigration and "How America Inspired the Third Reich" by Rosalinda Mendez Gonzalez, Ph.D.
A ‘forgotten’ war festers in relationships by Agustin Gurza
Importance of the ranching and mining skills of the Hispanic people by Ruben Salaz Marquez, Ph.D.
The Spanish Presence in the Americas
Serra statue a step closer to leaving D.C.

HISTORIC PROJECTS
Soy de Duval Blog maintained by Alfredo E. Cardenas
Did another Miracle Occur at 4th Annual Pilgrimage Honoring Sor Maria, The Mystical Lady in Blue?

HISTORIC TIDBITS
El Cinco de Mayo, the Real Reason We Celebrate by Dan Arellano
April 4th, 1689 — Spanish explorer names the Nueces
April 13th, 1888 — Millionaire Robert Mills Dies
National Humanities Center Web Site

HISPANIC LEADERS
Raul Hector Castro: Arizona’s only Hispanic governor 1916 – April 10, 2015
Manual Vicente Perez: Engineer and Businessman April 14, 1934 – April 3, 2015
Anticeto Molina: Musician 1939 – 2015
Eduardo Galeano: Uruguayan writer September 3, 1940 – April 13, 2015
Tony Cantu, a longtime professor and administrator 1951- 2015
Remembering: Anthony Quinn April 21, 1915- June 3, 2001
Remembering: Cesar Chavez March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993

LATINO AMERICAN PATRIOTS
Website focusing on the contributions of Latinos in the U.S. military has been launched
by Ron Gonzalez, October 16, 2013
Long Beach VA Hospital Art Show, Chris Kyle Navy Seal by Leroy Martinez
Johnny Quezada USN (Ret), Director for Special Programs & Military Affairs
Forgiveness by Roy A. Archuleta
Comments by Gus Chavez on “Patriots From The Barrio” by Dave Gutierrez
ChicanoVietnam Peace Commemoration Committee

EARLY LATINO PATRIOTS
Battle of San Diego Bay, California highlights Spain’s early footprint
Galvez/Spain Our Forgotten Ally in the American Revolutionary War by by Judge Edward F. Butler, Sr.
June 12-14, 2015: Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)’s Annual Conference
Spain to turn over to U.S. documents linked to American independence:

SURNAMES
Jose Antonio Menchaca Campaign by Rosie Carbo
El origen de los apellidos

DNA
Family History and DNA Link New Mexicans to Mexico by Nicolás Cabrera
NMSU Student Series, by Nicolás Cabrera, Part 1 and Part 2
DNA Roots from the Mexican States of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon and Tamaulipas

FAMILY HISTORY
What Day of the Week were your Born?
Free Historical Book Collection Online Hits 200,000th Milestone
Evidence: In a Nutshell by Karen Clifford, A.G.
Using Historical Maps to Learn About Your Ancestors

EDUCATION
Major Hector P. Garcia, M.D. Charter High School by Rita D. Hernandez, Ph.D.
The Legacy of Dr. Hector P. Garcia Extends Nationally by Rita D. Hernandez, Ph.D.
UCLA to require diversity course
Students weave their heritage into a quilt honoring Hispanic soldiers who earned the Medal of Honor.
Caps, Creating a Path to Success
Urban farm helps urban school get its fresh on by – Hannah Madans
The World War I Diary of José de la Luz Sáenz

CULTURE
The Mexican Cure-All
Mexico’s Tarahumara Tribe is Getting the Video Game Treatment
Zarco Guerrero Chicano Sculptor, Mask Maker & Performance Artist
Birthday Traditions: History of the Quinceanera
El Majahual Restaurant in San Francisco

BOOKS AND PRINT MEDIA
DVD, ten years of Somos Primos, 1990-1999 available
Abebooks: Finding scarce books Mexican family research
2015 NALIP Media Summit, Media Summit, June 25- 28, 2015
María Teresa Márquez and CHICLE: The First Chicana/o Listserv Network
LATINA Style Inc. Announces Partnership with The New Agenda
More Than Just Peloteros: Sport and U.S. Latino Communities. Edited by Jorge Iber
Somos en escrito – The Latino Literary Online Magazine
Antonia Castaneda, Su Vida y Su Obra, Her Life and Her Work
Border Contraband, A History of Smuggling Across The Rio Grande by George T. Diaz

ORANGE COUNTY, CA
May 9: SHHAR "Indigenous Background of Westerns and Northern Mexico"
May 1-3: 16th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival, Santa Ana Parks
May 9: Mother’s Day Tardeda, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
May 16: 25th Adelante Young Women’s Educational & Leadership Conference
May 26: 15th Annual Awards & Scholarship Luncheon, NHBWA
Beany’s Drive-through in Long Beach CA

LOS ANGELES COUNTY
“The House of Aragón” Chapter 5: Michael Aragón again goes off to war
Color My World Written by Pauline Adamek
Shoes for Margarita by Mike Acosta
National Medal of Honor Day, Obregon CMH Memorial, La Placita, Los Angeles
Fort Moore Pioneer Memorial

CALIFORNIA
LULAC California new website and May 15-17 Convention Information
California LULAC, A History of Patriots with Civil Rights by Margie Aguirre

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Felix Gutierrez Death Certificate, Lorri Ruiz Frain
Three Generations and the Monrovia Plunge: Grandfather Francisco J. Gutierrez, Father Felix J.
Gutierrez, and Son Felix F. Gutierrez by Susie Ling, 18 September 2011
The History of Neighborhood House in Logan Heights: Americanization through Baseball
The History of Neighborhood House in Logan Heights: Girls Play Ball!
Pomona: Dirigentes Locales Reciben Reconocimiento en Desayuno Cesar Chavez Por Olga Rojas

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
City of Berkeley to honor Rafael Jesús González with a Lifetime Achievement Award
Hispanic Winemakers: Another cultural phenomenon
Latino Winemakers in California
Return of a Spanish Legacy and Treasure: Cruce Spanish Colonial Horses
"Preserving our Past for our Future" Saving the whole package for future generations
by Robin Collins, President
Ranches in the San Joaquin Valley By Norman Atkins
San Francisco, the brickyard

NORTHWESTERN, US
Changing face of Chicano studies by Deborah Bulkeley

SOUTHWESTERN, US
"What If?" by Edward R. Alcantar
Arizona Latino Arts and Culture Center In the Heart of Downtown Phoenix
Alianza Memories by by John de Aragon
Unknown raiders along the Mexican Border attacked Nuecestown.
The Chinese-Mexican Cuisine, Born Of U.S. Prejudice by Lisa Morehouse
To all Anza Society members and friends
Dreamers, Deportees and Daredevils: J. Paul Taylor and Justice for Migrant Children and Youth
El Cerro de Tomé: a Hill that Unites by Nicolás Cabrera
Espana en el Suroeste de Los EEUU: de Cabeza de Vaca . . a Juan de Onate
by José Antonio Crespo-Francés

TEXAS
May 4th – 7th: Hispanic Medal of Honor Exhibit, Texas State Capitol
Texas Antes de El Alamo, 1682-1736
Vanished from Victoria: Southern Pacific Railroad depot
April 10th, 1887 — Pioneer Mexican Presbyterian ordained minister
Pena Launches "Texas Heritage Revival" Campaign
Texas Tejanos Early Texas History Symposium Port Lavaca, TX by Jose Antonio Lopez
The Jola Coins by Rueben M. Perez
The Ordeal of Manuel Ramírez Martínez by Jose Antonio Lopez
Hispanic Roots: Series of three articles written by George Farias
Alphabetical listing of the families in the Camargo Census of 1750
New Books in Texas History
This Day in History: April 1st of 1813

MIDDLE AMERICA
Borderlands, Migrant Saints, Sacred Bundles: Latinos and the Remaking of American Religiosity
Digital Project Offers Access to the History of Free People of Color in Louisiana

EAST COAST
Whitney Museum to Feature Prof. Harry Gamboa Jr. of California State University of Northridge
Sephardic Journeys, on view through June
April 19, 1875 White Horse (Tsen-tainte) and a group of followers surrendered at Fort Sill,
Film screening of "Millie and the Lords" Directed by Jennica Carmona

AFRICAN-AMERICAN
Louis Armstrong: Growing Up Jewish ~ A Wonderful Story
102-year-old former Apollo, Cotton Club dancer sees herself perform on video for first time
Lena Horne: A Great Lady Who Broke the Color Line
A rich library of African-American poetry goes digital – Knight Foundation by Julie Edgar
Anna Julia (1858-1964Hatwood) Cooper

INDIGENOUS
What Killed the Mayas: War or Weather?
Native Americans have West Eurasian origins

SEPHARDIC
Texas Mexican Secret Spanish Jews Today, by Anne deSola Cardoza
Spain Expected to Offer Citizenship to 2 Million Jews
Pepper, Silk & Ivory: Amazing Stories about Jews and the Far East

ARCHAEOLOGY
Incredible New Artifacts Found In 2,000-Year-Old Mexican Tunnel George Dvorsky
Discovery Links Man to Americas for 36,000 Years by Thomas H. Maugh II
Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity
DNA Analysis of the Paracas Skulls Proves They Are Not Human

MEXICO
Cook Islands: A Comic Strip Star by Galal Kernahan, 2/20/1984
Major Monasteries of Mexico: Dominican priory of San Juan Bautista Coixtlahuaca in Oaxaca
Facebook with Mexico’s Northern Mexico Researchers
José Antonio Serrano Ortega, Nuevo Presidente del COLMICH
Restos hallados en exconvento sí son de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Defunción de Doña Josefa Sanchez Viuda del Exmo. Don Juan O Donojú
Defunción de Don Mariano Ramos Arizpe y Valdez
Nombramiento del Licenciado Gómez de Santillán
El Soldado Abanderado, Porfirio Morales
Diligencias Matrimoniales, leídas en tres dias festivos las moniciones
Matrimonio de Don Ygnacio de Urrutia y Doña Rosa Sanchez Navarro
Murieron Hace 100 Anos, las imágenes de los registros de las defunciones.
Nombres Antiguos y Modernos de Las Villas

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA
Beginning to Understand Brasil, a Unique and Engaging Giant by Galal Kernahan
Archbishop Óscar Romero’s Last Sermon: March 14, 1980
Argentine archaeologists find secret Nazi lair in jungle By Harriet Alexander

CARIBBEAN REGION
Havana Curveball: Documentary About Healing the World
Puerto Ricans at the Dawn of the New Millennium
War Against All Puerto Ricans by Nelson A. Denis
Condolences to Dr. Sarai Lastra and Family

PHILIPPINES
Hispanic Songs in the Philippines by Eddie AAA Calderón, Ph.D.
The Subject of Love by Eddie AAA Calderón, Ph.D.

SPAIN
Touching the Prado
Spain and New Spain
Expedicion Malaspina

INTERNATIONAL
6 Surprising Jewish Communities, Some of the surprising, diverse places
British proposals aimed at combating Islamic extremism
France Declares War on Radical Islam by Soeren Kern
Of Helicopters & Pictures by Alf Cengia

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